University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Southwestern Ice Manufacturers' Association Records, 1913-1969



Descriptive Summary

Creator Southwestern Ice Manufacturers' Association
Title SOUTHWESTERN ICE MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION RECORDS,
Dates: 1913-1969.
Abstract Records relate to the management and operation of the association and contain technical information on the manufacture of ice and the building of ice plants, legislation concerning the regulation of the ice industry and labor relations, marketing and advertising plans, and proceedings of conventions and conferences.
ID AR 70-40; 2012-192
Extent 19 ft., 1 in.; manuscript, typescript, printed, photographic.
Language
Repository The University of Texas at Austin Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Scope and Contents

Records relate to the management and operation of the association and contain technical information on the manufacture of ice and the building of ice plants, legislation concerning the regulation of the ice industry and labor relations, marketing and advertising plans, and proceedings of conventions and conferences. Included are correspondence, reports, ledgers, journals, contracts, regulations, financial records, surveys, legislation, programs, photographs, and circular letters. Photographs relate to conventions and awards ceremonies of the association.


Restrictions

Use Restrictions

Stored off-site; 72 hours notice required for retrieval.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Alderdice, Frank B.
Minnings, Burdette
Borden, Richard D.
Cole, Ben
Cox, Shannon B.
Irvine, Joseph M.
Irvine, Ralph H.
Morgan, Lucien
Roddy, Hewitt
Telford, Dallas G.
Weatherred, Preston A.
Wewerka, Frank A.
Subjects (Persons) - Photographs
Binnings, Burdette
Irvine, Ralph H.
Orth, L. A.
Roundtree, J. C.
Weatherred, Preston A.
Subjects (Organizations)
Southwestern Ice Manufacturers' Association
Subjects
Advertising
Business
Engineering
Labor relations

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation:

Southwestern Ice Manufacturers' Association Records, 1913-1969, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Management:

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3J338 1. Anti-Trust Matters, 1952
2. "A. T. A. E. Award", 1952
3. Code Administration Tax, 1933
4. The Coolerator Company, Duluth, Minnesota, 1947-1948
5. East Texas Conference, 1953
6. Employment of Veterans, 1945
7. Federal Wages and Hours Law, 1947
8. G. C. P. R. Supplement, Adjustment of Ceiling Prices for Ice, 1951-1952,
9. Houston Labor File, 1939
10. Houston Market, 1953
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3J339 1. Ice Code Authority Studies, 1934-1935
2. Going Wage Rate Brackets, 1944
3. Ice Price Schedules, 1953-1954
4. Ice Price Schedules, 1956
5. Insurance Bureau, 1937
6. Revision of Boiler and Machinery Insurance Rates, 1952
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3J340 1. Labor, 1937
2. Employment Stabilization in the Ice Industry, 1940
3. Labor-Management Relations in Texas, 1947
4. Legislation and Regulation Decisions-Denton Case
5. Legislation and Regulation, Ice as a Public Utility
6. Legislation - Strikes, 1946
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3J341 1. Railroad Retirement Bill, 1946-1947
2. Texas-Louisiana Freight Bureau, 1947
3. Taft-Hartley Repeal, 1949
4. Legislation - H. B. 682, General Correspondence
5. Management, 1926-1936
6. Management Conference, Mineral Wells, Texas, 1933
7. Management Conference, Houston, Texas, 1949
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3J342 1. Management Conference, Austin, Texas, 1950
2. Management Conference, Survey on Trends of Changes in Market for Ice, 1950
3. Management Conference, 1955
4. Management and NAII Conference, Austin, Texas, 1956
5. Management and NAII Conference, Waco, Texas, 1957
6. Management Committee, 1958 Consumer Survey
7. Management Miscellaneous, 1950
8. "Meeting the Challenge," Service Pointers, 1945
9. Office of Price Stabilization, 1951-1953
10. Peddler Contracts
11. Purity Ice Company, Inc., Lakeland, Florida
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3J343 1. Regional Meetings, 1950
2. Regional Meeting, Longview, Texas, 1952
3. Regional Meetings, 1952
4. Regulation-Consumer Installment Credit-Federal Reserve System, 1950
5. RFC Loans for Plants in Texas, 1951
6. Wage and Hour Booklets, 1961
7. Selective Service Regulations, 1950
8. Truck Icing Thievery
9. Wage and Hour Booklets, 1948



 

Merchandising

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3J344 1. Advertising-Promotional, 1958
2. Advertising Order Forms, Texas No. 1
3. Advertising Order Forms, Texas No. 2
4. Advertising Order Forms, Out-of-State Nos. 1 and 2
5. Coin Vendors for Ice Refrigerated Bottled Beverages, 1952
6. "The Efficiency Line," 1932
7. Ice Route Service, Salesmanship and Sales Supervision
8. Ice Signs
9. Management-Merchandising Conference, Corsicana, Texas, 1958
10. Management-Merchandising Conference, Corsicana, Texas, 1959
11. Managers' Guide Orders for Shipment, 1945-1946
12. Marketing Plan Correspondence, 1931-1932
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3J345 1. Marketing Plan, 1932
2. Marketing, 1933
3. Merchandising, 1940, 1946-1948
4. Merchandising Conference, Waco, Texas, 1949
5. Merchandising Conference, Waco, Texas, 1952
6. Miscellaneous, 1953
7. Merchandising Activities Miscellaneous, 1956
8. National Food Preservation Program, 1929
9. Personnel Management and Merchandising for the Ice Industry
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3J346 1. Point-of-Use Ice Makers, 1952
2. Radio Broadcast File, 1935
3. Report Texoma Conference, 1960
4. Restaurant Magazine Advertising, 1958
5. Sales and Service Conference, Waco, Texas, 1950
6. Short Course Advance Reservations, 1950
7. Short Course Attendance Records, 1950
8. Ice Merchandising Short Course, Texas A & M College, 1950
9. Short Course Miscellaneous, 1950
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3J347 1. Spring Ice Sales Meeting, Waco, Texas, 1954
2. Spring Ice Sales Meeting, Waco, Texas, 1955
3. Spring Ice Sales Meeting, Waco, Texas, 1956
4. Spring Ice Sales Meeting, Fort Worth, Texas, 1957
5. Storage Chest Development
6. Suggestions for Selling Aids, 1932
7. Texas Ice Advertising, 1950
8. Texas Ice Day, 1950
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3J348 1. Texas Ice Day, 1958
2. Texas Ice Day, 1958
3. Texas Restaurant Association Convention, Dallas, Texas, 1950
4. Texas Retail Grocers' Association Convention, Dallas, Texas, 1950
5. Truck Icing, 1952-1954
6. Truck Icing Booklets, Material and Orders, 1957



 

Conference of Engineers

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3J349 1. Conference Bulletins, Dallas, Texas, 1937
2. Conference Bulletins, Austin, Texas, 1938
3. Engineers' Conference, 1939
4. Fall Engineers' Conference, Dallas, Texas, 1939
5. Spring Engineers' Conference, Austin, Texas, 1940
6. Fall Engineers' Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, 1940
7. Spring Engineers' Conference, Waco, Texas, 1941
8. Fall Engineers' Conference, Austin, Texas, 1941
9. Spring Engineers' Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, 1942
10. Fall Engineers' Conference, San Antonio, Texas, 1942
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3J350 1. Spring Engineers' Conference, Dallas, Texas, 1943
2. Fall Engineers' Conference, Austin, Texas, 1943
3. Spring Engineers' Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, 1944
4. Fall Engineers' Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1944
5. Spring Regional Conferences, Fort Worth-San Antonio, Texas, 1945
6. Fall Engineers' Conference, Austin, Texas, 1945
7. Spring Engineers' Conference, Austin, Texas, 1946
8. Fall Engineers' Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1946
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3J351 1. Spring Engineers' Conference, Dallas, Texas, 1947
2. Fall Engineers' Conference, Austin, Texas, 1947
3. Spring Engineers' Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, 1948
4. Fall Engineers' Conference, San Antonio, Texas, 1948
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3J352 1. Fall Engineers' Conference, Dallas, Texas, 1949
2. Fall Engineers' Conference, Austin, Texas, 1950
3. Fall Engineers' Conference, Waco, Texas, 1951
4. Fall Engineers' Conference, Mineral Wells, Texas, 1952
5. Fall Engineers' Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1953
6. Fall Engineers' Conference, Austin, Texas, 1954
7. Fall Engineers' Conference, Dallas, Texas, 1955
8. Fall Engineers' Conference, Austin, Texas, 1956
9. Fall Engineers' Conference, San Antonio, Texas, 1957
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3J353 1. Fall Engineers' Conference, Austin, Texas, 1958
2. Fall Engineers' Conference, Houston, Texas, 1959
3. Fall Engineers' Conference, Austin, Texas, 1960
4. Engineers' Conference-Programs, Fall 1944-1960
5. "Air Conditioning with Ice" Research Project, University of Texas, 1948
6. Air Conditioning with Ice Prospective Installations
7. Fran-Kem, 1952
8. Miscellaneous
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3J354 1. Texas Employers' Insurance Company, 1949-1950
2. Shrimp Research, 1952-1953
3. Sno-Gel, 1952
4. Statistical Material
5. Technical Reports
6. Technical Reports
7. War Training Courses - Refrigeration Training, University of Texas Technical Committee - Fall, 1943
8. Texas A & M Research Program - Vitamins, 1944-1945
9. Texas A & M Short Course Circulars, 1949
10. Texas A & M Short Course, Lab Assignments and General Information, 1949
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3J355 1. Texas A & M Short Course, Miscellaneous, 1949
2. Texas A & M Short Course, Text Material and Correspondence, 1949
3. Engineers' Short Course, Advance Reservations, 1950
4. Texas A & M Short Course, Engineers, 1950
5. Texas A & M Short Course, Ice Plant Managers, 1950
6. Texas A & M Short Course, Orders for Texts, 1949-1951
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3J356 1. Texas A & M Short Course, Ice Plant Engineers, 1951
2. Texas A & M Short Course, Ice Plant Engineers and Managers, 1952
3. Texas A & M Short Course, Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1954
4. Texas A & M Short Course, Engineers, 1955
5. Texas A & M Short Course, On the Job Training



 

Conventions

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3J357 1. National Convention Proceedings, Conventions Nine-Thirteen, 1926-1930
2. National Convention Proceedings, Conventions Fourteen-Eighteen, 1931-1935
3. National Convention Proceedings, Conventions Nineteen - Twenty-one, 1936-1938
4. National Convention Proceedings, Conventions Twenty-two - Twenty-five, 1939-1942
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3J358 1. National Convention Proceedings, Conventions Twenty-six - Thirty, 1943-1947
2. National Convention Proceedings, Conventions Thirty-one - Thirty-three, 1948-1950
3. National Convention Proceedings, Conventions Thirty-four - Thirty-six, 1951-1953
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3J359 1. National Convention Proceedings, Conventions Thirty-seven - Thirty-nine, 1954-1956
2. National Convention Proceedings, Conventions Forty - Forty-five, 1957-1962
3. National Ice Industry Directory, 1960-1961
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3J360 1. California-Texas Convention, 1949
2. Convention Announcement, 1951
3. Convention News Notes (Third Series), 1951
4. Galveston Convention News Notes, 1951
5. 60th Annual Convention Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1951
6. 65th Annual Convention Miscellaneous, San Antonio, Texas, 1955
7. Convention Programs, 1935-1951
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3J361 1. Registration Lists, 1937-1955
2. Convention Materials, 1944-1958
3. Convention Financial Data, 1954
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4M433 1. Membership Register, 1913-1924



 

Special Services

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3J363 1. Circular Letters, 1926
2. Circular Letters, 1927
3. Circular Letters, 1928
4. Circular Letters, 1930
5. Circular Letters, 1931
6. Circular Letters, 1933
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3J364 1. Circular Letters, 1934
2. Circular Letters, 1935
3. Circular Letters, 1936
4. Circular Letters, 1937
5. Circular Letters, 1938
6. Circular Letters, 1939
7. Circular Letters, 1940
8. Circular Letters, 1941
9. Circular Letters, 1942
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3J365 1. Circular Letters, 1943
2. Circular Letters, 1944
3. Circular Letters, 1945
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3J366 1. Circular Letters, 1946
2. Circular Letters, 1947
3. Circular Letters, 1948
4. Circular Letters, 1949
5. Circular Letters, 1950
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3J367 1. Circular Letters, 1951
2. Circular Letters, 1952
3. Circular Letters, 1953
4. Circular Letters, 1954
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3J368 1. Circular Letters, 1956
2. Circular Letters, 1957
3. Circular Letters, 1958
4. Circular Letters, 1959
5. Circular Letters, 1960
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3J369 1. Circular Letters, 1961
2. Circular Letters, 1962
3. Circular Letters, 1963
4. Circular Letters, 1964
5. Safety Releases, 1946
6. Orrison Sized Ice Patent Invalid, 1950



 

Administration

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3J370 1. Journal, 1938-1960
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3J371 1. Ledger, 1913-1922
2. Ledger, 1927-1930
3. Ledger, 1935
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3J372 1. Ledger, 1930-1940
2. Ledger, 1933-1936
3. Ledger, 1935
4. Accounts, 1935-1936
5. Ledger, 1935-1941
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3J373 1. Ledger, 1938-1954
2. Ledger, 1958-1959
3. Journal, 1936-1939
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4M434 1. Journal, 1932-1937
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4M435 1. Journal, 1926-1931
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4M436 1. Journal, 1922-1932
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4M437 1. Journal, 1937-1958



 

Miscellaneous

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3J374 1. Miscellaneous Notebook, 1955



 

Photographs

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3Y76 Photographs of Southwestern Ice Manufacturer's Assn. [UNK], undated
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3S136 Photograph of Ice Code Hearing, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC, Sept. 8, 1933



 

Addition

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2012-192/1 Management - Merchandising, Conferences, 1960-1963
Management - Merchandising, Conferences, 1966
Texas Retail Sales Tax - Ice Sales, 1961-1965
Texas Sales Tax, 1961-1963
Texas Retail Sales Tax - Correspondence, 1961
Texas Sales Tax Exemptions - Valley Conference, 1961-1965
Sanitary Codes, 1954-1966
Protest Regarding Proposed Ice Manufacturing Facilities at Port Isabel, Texas, 1955
Patent Case - Paid Accounts, 1950-1951
Beverige Ice Marketers, Inc. versus Bateman Foundry and Machine Co., Inc., Patent Case, 1950-1951
State Public Health Department Sanitation in Ice Plants, 1948-1960
State Health Department - Regulation Restricting Use of Ice in Drinking Water, 1954-1959
Wage and Hour Law Enterprise Coverage, 1963
Wage and Hour - Ice Industry Correspondence, 1961
Wage and Hour - Booklets and Releases, 1940-1961
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2012-192/2 Fair Employment - Civil Rights Act, 1964, 1966
Miscellaneous,
National Ice Association Official Proceedings of Annual Conventions, 1959-1969
Board of Directors Meetings, 1965-1969
Financial Statements, 1957-1969
Ice Industry – Historical Data, 1937-1964
Proposed merger of associations – Southwestern Ice Manufacturers’ Association and Oklahoma Association of Ice Industries, 1960
Incorporation of Southwestern Ice Manufacturers’ Association, 1948-1960
Internal Revenue Form 990, 1934-1948
Social Security Act – Information Pertaining to Employees, [Redacted] 1937-1938
Organization Setup, Miscellaneous, 1932-1942
Executive Committee Organization, 1926-1930
Past Presidents of Association, 1895-1968
Southwestern Regional Chapters of National Ice Association (Successor to Southwestern Ice Association), 1968-1969
76th Convention, 1968
General
Exhibits
75th Convention, 1967
General
Exhibits
Survey on Industry Trends
74th Convention, 1965
General
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2012-192/3 73rd Convention, 1963
General
72nd Convention, 1962
71st Convention, 1961
General
Exhibits
70th Convention, 1960
General
Exhibits
69th Convention, 1959
Releases, 1965-1968
Safety – Accidents, Causes and Costs, 1967
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3So87 American Trade Association Executive Award - Honorable Mention, 1932